Arsenal identify suspect in Dele Alli bottle-throwing incident.
The club pledge to impose a ‘lengthy’ ban on the supporter.
Arsenal have identified a man they believe of throwing a bottle at Dele Alli during Wednesday’s 2-0 defeat to Tottenham and are working with the Metropolitan Police to find him.
The Gunners also apologised to the 22-year-old England midfielder, who was hit by the bottle however not hurt, and to Tottenham, saying the incident had “embarrassed” the club and that “behaviour of this kind has no place at Emirates Stadium”.
Arsenal promised that the individual involved “will receive a prolonged club ban and their details are passed to the police to start legal proceedings”.
Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino praised the way Alli reacted to the incident and said he did not feel Arsenal ought to be punished for the actions of 1 individual.